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Quotes: "Now Teachers Are Paid For Classroom Performance"

Quotes2The second big reason for enrollment declines [at education schools] is the end of the credentialed pay raises that marked the old teacher salary formulas. For many decades a master’s degree offered a pay boost no matter its content. Now teachers are paid for classroom performance, not extra degrees.

-- Ball State professor Michael Hicks in the South Bend Tribune (Market forces change teacher education)

NB: North Carolina did away with them, according to EdWeek's Stephen Sawchuk. But according to NCTQ this hasn't happened (yet).

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